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've been following overseas. just getting word from the pentagon it sending marine reinforcements to libya after deadly attacks there. the man who made the online movie that sparked that violence in libya and egypt is a 56-year-old israeli filmmaker based in california. he has gone into hiding. the movie insults islam's provefest -- profitt mohammed, -- just getting new information on chris stevens he was born and raised in northern california according to -- he went to piedmont high graduated and from uc berkeley and then uc hastings law in san francisco. deep bay area roots for the american ambassador to libya who was killed. more on stevens' death at 6:30. >>> developing news from the city of alameda, firefighters put out a fire in a duplex crews say there were chevy flames from the rear of the build -- [ inaudible ] . [ unintelligible ] >> reporter: you have to hand it to apple they know how to launch a product so much speculation. everybody is excited about this announcement that is going to be coming here at yerba buena gardens, 10:00 this morning. we know a few things that aren't go
on the embassy in benghazi, libya. >> a military procession escorted their coffins to ceremonies in maryland. president obama called 52-year-old stevens everything america could want as an ambassador. secretary of state hillary clinton new him personally. >> during the revolution in libya he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tyrant, and he gave his life helping them build a better country. >> after yesterday's ceremonies, the bodies were sent to a military mortuary in delaware. plans for christopher stevens' funeral are pending. >>> this morning our media partner, the mercury news, reported a caltrain operator smoked marijuana before a near disaster. passengers jumped for their lives as a speeding train came down on them at 75 miles an hour. the passengers were legally crossing the tracks when the train going on the opposite track almost hit them. it was a close call but no one was hurt. cal strain said the engineer who was stopped at the station tested positive for pot after the incident and both engineers should have been in radio contact. they are on paid administra
security forces. meantime, this is what is left of the u.s. consulate in libya after it was attacked by militants on tuesday night. in an attack that killed the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, two of the three americans were former navy seals who lived in san diego county. >> kristen: new this morning, pope benedict has arrived in lebanon with a message of peace. he landed in beirut and spoke to the people gathered at the airport. his visit comes at a time of turmoil with a civil war in neighboring syria and deadly attack at the u.s. consulate in libya. lebanon has the largest percent of christians with 40% of the four million people there. >> apple iphone 5, pre-orders, the cost of living is soaring like the dow. >> kristen: jane king is taking a look after yesterday's huge rally. >> we will see if we end up positive. dow was up 200 points after federal reserve announced a massive round of stimulus. it's trading up 62 points. and s&p 500 is in the green and bloomberg is trading higher. apple shares, new record highs here. this is apple fans' rush for pre-ord
.s. authorities say last week's attack in libya was not planned but a spontaneous protest that was hijacked by a few heavily armed mobsters. libya's interim president suggests it may have been al-qaeda. >>> new online article detailing uncertainy in mitt romney's campaign. politico reporting that top strategists for romney tossed out his acceptance speech for the ran national convention, eight days before he was set to deliver it. that started a scramble that lead to bringing in speechwriters that work for president george w. bush and dick cheney. last minute changes left romney little time to practice. general motors a will have much more on the story come -- "good morning america" will have much more on the story at 7:00. >> tomorrow morning catch mitt romney and his wife ann in a new interview on live with kell any and michael. the couple taped the interview in new york friday in what many regard as attempt to offer more personal insight into their marriage. tomorrow morning 9:00, right here on abc 7. >>> iphone preorders shattering all previous records. jane king joins us live from the
with their pets. >> christopher stevens, the late ambassador to libya, will be honored after today's football game. he graduated from cal in 1982 with a degree in history. the school also announced it has established a memorial fund in stephens's name. he was killed earlier this month on the attack on the consulate in libya. at first it was believed it is a reaction to an anti-muslim film and now they are fining out the attack was a planned terrorist assault. hold on to your football teams. the los angeles city council has approved documents approve building a now do you town stadium for an nfl franchise. they have been without a team for 17 years. yesterday they unanimously aproved an array of documents that will clear a path for the 72,000 seat farmer's field. it's being built as the most environmentally friendly stadium in nfl history. what is not clear is if the stadium will be able to persuade an nfl team to move to los angeles. you know, the stadium that the niners are building down in santa clara, that was, i thought, the most -- i guess that's the most energy efficient one and this is the
.s. consulate in libya coming up at 8:00 when the u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, appears on abc "this week." is there enough being done for diplomats during this wave of anti-american violence? they will take up that shalla. don't miss "this week"coming up this morning on abc7. >>> on july 4 little an 82nd force army sergeant from california was severely wounded in afghanistan, the victim of a roadside bomb. he lost his legs and arm in a blast. yesterday some of his hometown friends put together a fundraiser in his honor. abc67 news reporter sergio has the story. >> this is usually a pretty boisterous place on saturday and this weekend there's a special reason for all the smiles. >> the out poor from the community has been tremendous. >> are you surprised? >> i am. i am. i truly am. >> 30-year-old sergeant monte bernardo. he was injured on july 4th by a roadside bomb in afghanistan, and this event is complete with a raffle, silent auction and pool tournament raised money for his continued recovery. the sergeant is now a couple months into his recovery at walter reed medical center in
, no one was hurt. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> new this morning, the u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens who was killed over a week ago was worried about his that country. cnn reports that ambassador stevens told friends his name was on an al-qaeda hit list. intelligence officials are now admitting it is unlikely stevens was killed byron dom protesters. he >>> -- new, a poll shows more than half of likely voters to put governor brown's tax initiative on the november ballot. latest poll shows 52% surveyed support prop 30. 40% oppose it. 8% undecided. the ballot measure would raise taxes on incomes exceeding $250,000 and increase sales tax by 1 quarter of 1%. >>> right now endeavour is inching closer to california. you saw it takeoff live from houston this morning on abc7. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with where you can see it here in the bay area. >> reporter: the shuttle has been in the air an hour and a half now. let's watch that beautiful takeoff from houston again as i tell you where it goes from here. the shuttle is going to make a quick fueling stop around 8:30 in
on the u.s. consulate in libya. before yesterday's cal football game the 52-year-old was honored with a moment of silence. the university also announced the creation of a memorial fund in his name. >> norse los angeles say work is right on schedule to reopen a ten mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways by tomorrow morning's commute. take a live look at the 405 interstate over the pass connecting west l.a. to the san fernando valley. the freeway has been shut down since friday night while crews demolish an overpass. it's being called carmageddon 2 because of the potential to create a traffic nightmare throughout l.a. if work doesn't get finished in time. last year was carmageddon 1 and the first phase went just fine. this time caltran says so far so good. >>> a record number of riders are taking caltrain so now the system is adding six more trains starting tomorrow. two will be brand new trains. four others that were mothballed because of budget cuts are being restored. caltrain is also rearranging its schedule to give passengers greater flexibility. it is also adding
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